Lemon Township, Pennsylvania

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Lemon Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,189 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 16.8 square miles (43.4 km²), of which, 16.1 square miles (41.8 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (3.58%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,189 people, 475 households, and 342 families residing in the township. The population density was 73.6 people per square mile (28.4/km²). There were 621 housing units at an average density of 38.4/sq mi (14.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.23% White, 0.34% African American, 0.25% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 475 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $35,875, and the median income for a family was $40,500. Males had a median income of $31,008 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,703. About 10.1% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.5% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

Factoryville | Laceyville | Meshoppen | Nicholson | Tunkhannock

Braintrim | Clinton | Eaton | Exeter | Falls | Forkston | Lemon | Mehoopany | Meshoppen | Monroe | Nicholson | North Branch | Northmoreland | Noxen | Overfield | Tunkhannock | Washington | Windham

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